Los Angeles County public health officials issued an “extreme odor” advisory for Atwater Village on Thursday after a pipeline rupture leaked 10,000 gallons of crude oil.

People living or working in the area could experience “mild, temporary health impacts,” including eye, nose and throat irritation, headache, dizziness or upset stomach,  the Los Angeles County public health director, Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding, said in a statement.

“Cleanup of this spill is progressing, but individuals may experience discomfort from odors from the residual crude,” Fielding said.

The symptoms are not expected to lead to long-term health problems, the health department said.


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